The English Cyclopaedia

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Charles Knight
Bradbury, Evans, 1866 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 379 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 73 - We are content with discord, we are content with alarms, we are content with blood, but we will never be content with a master."!
Page 135 - Popes from the civil government. In 1153 Eugenius died, and was succeeded by Anastasius IV.; and a year after, Nicholas Breakspeare, the only Englishman who ever sat in the chair of St. Peter, became Pope under the name of Adrian IV. Seizing upon the disaffection of the people as a pretext, he placed the city under interdict. The Romans, fickle as ever, began to murmur against the Senate. It was near Holy...
Page 123 - That thirty-six sections, or one entire township, which shall be designated by the President of the United States, together with the one heretofore reserved for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a seminary of learning, and vested in the legislature of the said state, to be appropriated solely to the use of such seminary by the said legislature.
Page 63 - England ; one each for the Church of Scotland, the Free Church, and the United Presbyterian Church...
Page 243 - Europe, with regard to trade, before the passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope and America was discovered.
Page 121 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a General Assembly consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives...
Page 119 - America ; bounded N. by Tennessee, E. by Georgia, S. by Florida and the gulf of Mexico, and W. by Mississippi ; Ion. 85
Page 261 - These facts show that the colour of the American depends very little on the local situation which he actually occupies ; and never, in the same individual, are those parts of the body that are constantly covered of a fairer colour than those in contact with the air : the infants, moreover, are never white when they are born.
Page 399 - The poncho is a piece of cloth with a hole in the middle for the head to pass through, falling before and behind down to the knees, and open at the sides like a cassock.

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